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in cairo, egypt. steve, thanks. jesse jackson jr. out of congress now but not out of the woods by any means. the democrat from illinois submitting his resignation yesterday just two weeks after voters reelected him for his ninth full term. now it came after he had been absent for many months citing inpatient treatment for bipolar disorder but on top of his health battle, the former congressman is also facing a federal investigation among other things accused of misusing campaign funds to fix up his home. now jackson could face the fallout from that probe. even though he is no longer holding public office. peter doocy has the latest from d.c. >> some folks in illinois are now asking why congressman jesse jackson jr. waited until 15 days after the election to resign instead of letting voters select his successor on november 6th. congressman bobby rush the only person who beat barack obama in an election is sticking um for the embattled 47-year-old. >> i don't think that anybody has been duped. i think that that this is a process that no one really knew exactly what was going to happen. >> jac
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. that is sheila jackson lee's district. this started back in 1975. the henry royce act was introduced it was passed. legacy of carter and extreme far left agenda was to push this outcome. >> sean: the community reinvestment act allowed people that couldn't afford homes to force banks and lending institutions to lower their standards under the belief that every american had the right to a home to be able to pay back the mortgage or not. >> this ties to the actions of not only this president but those in his administration. take over the banks. go in and advocate and put pressure through acorn like tactics and get the banks to do it. >> but what is the connection to obama and linsky to redistribution. this is the foundation of who he is? >> absolutely. what you do you put pressure on the institutions. yet the legislators backed it up by ensuring the loans, freddie mac that writes it. fannie says we'll back you up and you get taxpayer dollars used. this redistribution, warren courts didn't go faul far enough. it was only to acquire power and not really to help those people. look at slums
the final result passed. >> let's talk about another political story. the resignation of jesse jackson due to health issues and that federal investigation that's been going on for some time now. his father jesse jr. had this to say about his son outside his chicago home yesterday. take a listen. >> he's with his family. and having dinner. and having prayer. of the things a lot of folks are saying here is that if congressman jackson knew as most likely he did that he was going to end up resigning, why not do it a month, six weeks, two months ago and give someone else a >> yeah, he won a resounding victory in his illinois district on election day. he hasn't been really seen by his constituents or anyone in the congress since june. he's been at the mayo clinic i think twice for treatment there for his bi polar diagnosis and fs highly likely he knew he couldn't fill out his term and may have to that is the question that came as a resul of this announcement so soon after election day that he wasn't going to be in congress anymore. that could have maybe been avoided. if he's under all of this me
jackson. have the use of their currency with a board of the ring? that happen to me academy voting? the life of high as the favorite. a real legitimate film maker. that will get a lot of malaise. lincoln will get some noise with daniel day-lewis and steven spielberg. about films and some other films like the director, all kinds of films that get nominations and awards but the big blockbusters, the big blockbusters may be the one that dominate the global scene for the next number of years because of the way the marketplace is developing. dave: russell crowe in lez miserables. >> those don't move the box office, just the awards. tracy: that is why we have you on. chairman and ceo, thank you. [talking over each other] dave: those big tax hikes ready to kick in at the end of the year have some big corporations worried. those corporations speaking up. find out what they're telling our elected officials coming next. tracy: why wait till you get the las vegas to party? we could have fun on the way to since city. we will tell you about a nightclub on wheels that could be in the tracks next
" with representative jesse jackson jr. -- also on the congressional front, allen west, the tea party- backed african-american in florida who lost his reelection writes today in the "washington times" -- he said that his lawyers saw no way to the effect the outcome of that recounts in the district. so that's this morning. also, the front page of the washington times has a lengthy piece about the what is causing the recovery in the united states to sputter. so those are some other stories for you this morning. we will keep looking at the newspapers as we get your thoughts on our question for all of you, which is in the washington times and the new york times this morning, front- page stories about one-party rule. the washington times asked if is a cure for gridlock. looking at state legislatures. michael on the line. caller: thanks for taking my call. i voted democrat in the last election and i have grown to regret. i would like to say this to all the voters out there. whether you are democrats, republican, independent, it does not matter. what matters is the people that elected officials to represent
mitt romney, nick saban and phil jackson have all had some blows dealt to them this week, i've just got the fever. so to see the new england patriots go down as well will just be too much for words for me. >> well, that's just hateful. >> i know. hey, that's part of what sports is. i've got to say what i'm most excited about is the resurgence of adrian peterson. nobody is talking about this enough. i was at fedex field last year when adrian peterson's knee was turned into coleslaw. this was last christmas. it was a one-year rehab. he is leading a very mediocre nfl team, the vikings, into the playoffs. an amazing running back. he is doing in-season rehab on his knee while he's leading the nfl in rushing. no one's ever seen anything like it before. and to see him come back stronger than ever is a sight to behold. >> and who's on his way to being coach of the year? >> oh, rex ryan. no, i'm just kidding. not really. i mean, i do think you've got to look at -- it's a really good question. i think that mike smith with the falcons. >> you have no idea, do you? >> i just didn't hear it in your
on to diane in jackson, mississippi plans to set predicts spend the same period cal. caller: i didn't not get a chance to spend much with the economy the way it was. it was slow at my job and got laid off a lot. i said with elderly people -- i sit with elderly people. work has been really, really slow and i could not be spending a whole lot of money but i would love to now. after this holiday, if it picks up maybe next year, i hope i will give a little bit more. host: did you go out shopping this morning? caller: i went yesterday. host: christmas shopping? caller: i bought my grandbaby some stuff. host: what were the lines like guest today? caller: it was ok but i had to really budget my money. i had to buy some cheap stuff. host: did you find good deals? caller: i did, i cannot complain. i would like to add to this -- i agree with the lady that got through speaking just before about the economy and how the system works. i understand what obama did when he said he had to make the cut with a higher tax payers. i feel if we take more from the people who have the most and put it into the ones wh
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